Cottonwood County, Minnesota Population 2020

Cottonwood County, Minnesota's estimated population is 11,277 with a growth rate of 0.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cottonwood County, Minnesota is the 64th largest county in Minnesota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202011,2770.00%
201911,2770.00%
201811,2770.00%
201711,277-99-0.87%
201611,376-50-0.44%
201511,426-80-0.70%
201411,506-48-0.42%
201311,554-19-0.16%
201211,573-139-1.19%
201111,712-2-0.02%
201011,714-980-7.72%
199012,694-2,160-14.54%
198014,854-33-0.22%
197014,887-1,279-7.91%
196016,1664032.56%
195015,763-380-2.35%
194016,1431,3619.21%
193014,7822121.46%
192014,5701,91915.17%
191012,6515824.82%
190012,0694,65762.83%
18907,4121,87933.96%
18805,5334,999936.14%
18705345224350.00%
1860120.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.00%
County Website
Founded
May 23, 1857 (created) 1870 (organized)[1]
County Seat

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,20989.77%
Some Other Race4503.96%
Asian3983.50%
Two or More Races1671.47%
Black or African American850.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.23%

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Population Pyramid 2020

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Median Age

42.6


Total

40.5


Male

44.6


Female

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Adults

There are 8,616 adults, (2,556 of whom are seniors) in Cottonwood County, Minnesota.

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Age Dependency

87.7

Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Sex Ratio

Female

5,710

50.21%

Male

5,662

49.79%

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Households and Families

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All78.2%21.8%
Male75.2%24.8%
Non Family68.3%31.7%
Female53%47%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8502.2878.2
Married2,5842.9588.4
Non Family1,6951.0868.3
Female3532.8453
Male2182.8775.2

2.84

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3384.33%
9th to 12th Grade4145.31%
High School Graduate2,75935.37%
Some College1,84723.68%
Associates Degree79310.17%
Bachelors Degree1,26116.16%
Graduate Degree3894.99%

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,0826,5921,564
Hispanic34321337
Asian27815441
Other Race1711242
Black6258
Multiple Races20206
Native American1813
Islander13

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 30.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,309$42,607$25,609
Less Than High School$23,750$29,306$8,365
High School Grad$29,923$34,700$23,773
Some College$31,618$47,712$22,243
Bachelors Degree$47,386$60,639$34,773
Graduate Degree$58,426$58,158$59,063

$33,309

Average Earnings

$42,607

Average Male

$25,609

Average Female

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Language

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Language by Age

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Language

91.03% of Cottonwood County, Minnesota residents speak only English, while 8.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.64% of the population.

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Poverty

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,6097587.89%
Hispanic83541749.94%
Other45029966.44%
Asian39613433.84%
Multiple1573723.57%
Black783544.87%
Native322165.63%
Islander26519.23%

12.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.19%

Male Poverty Rate

13.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cottonwood County, Minnesota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cottonwood County, Minnesota is Other, with 66.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cottonwood County, Minnesota is White, with 7.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.77%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.56%
High School12.51%
Some College8.27%
Bachelors or Greater2.50%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed27.59%
Female Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed8.06%
Male Employed3.45%

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Income

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,354$64,063
Families$66,444$76,790
Married Families$73,178-
Non Families$31,418$37,761

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Marital Status

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Married by Age and Sex

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Marital Status by Race

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Veterans

762

Number of Veterans

738

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam287
First Gulf War104
Korea99
Second Gulf War99
World War II57
Age Group Veterans
75+246
65 to 74237
35 to 54163
55 to 6493
18 to 3423
Name Veterans % of Total
White7599.56%
Hispanic163.70%
Black23.23%
Asian10.34%

$Cottonwood County, Minnesota Veterans by Education

7.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Employment Status

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Cottonwood County, Minnesota Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.71%

Born in Minnesota

94.25%

Native Born

5.75%

Foreign Born

3.61%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.25% of Cottonwood County, Minnesota residents were born in the United States, with 71.71% having been born in Minnesota. 3.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990